Tim Curry

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Quotes (6)

  • Tim Curry: (on his album release "The Best of Tim Curry") They couldn't call it Greatest Hits because there weren't any.

  • Tim Curry: My specialty roles are Louche, Brio, and Bravura.

  • Tim Curry: (in reference to climbing volcanoes while filming "Congo") I smoke two packs of Marlboro's a day, which doesn't go well with volcanoes.

  • Tim Curry: It's so comforting to know that there are so many people in this world sicker than I am.

  • Tim Curry: (on his role in "The Making of Gabriel Knight") Gabriel Knight is VERY, very cool, and impossibly handsome. So of course, they picked me.

  • Tim Curry: I'm not a conventional leading man at all and have no wish to be.

Trivia (22)

  • In 1991, Tim won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series playing Captain Hook on┬áPeter Pan and the Pirates.

  • Tim is an Advisory Board Member for the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund charitable organisation.

  • Theatre Awards Drama Desk Outstanding Actor in a Musical for The Rocky Horror Show (1975) (Nomination). Outstanding Actor in a Play for Amadeus (1981) (Nomination). Tony Awards Best Actor in a Play for Amadeus (1981) (Nomination). Best Actor in a Musical for My Favourite Year (1993) (Nomination). Best Actor in a Musical for Spamalot (2005) (Nomination).

  • Tim Curry did the narrating for the books on tape for the book, "A Series of Unfortunate Events."

  • Tim Curry took a year off to work on boats in the Mediterranean traveling to Morocco, Belgium, and the south of France before enrolling in Birmingham University.

  • He is the voice of Lemony Snicket on the video game Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events.

  • Tim has a friend who's a pilot for Southwest Airlines. They met at a wedding reception for the pilot's brother-in-law. Tim is friends with the bride of that wedding. She has known Tim for a long time.

  • In 1994, Tim was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for: Tales from the Crypt (1989).

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